Torpshammar urban area in Ånge Municipality, Sweden

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Torpshammar
Torpshammar is located in Västernorrland
Torpshammar
Torpshammar
Torpshammar is located in Sweden
Torpshammar
Torpshammar
Coordinates: 62°29′N 16°20′E / 62.483°N 16.333°E / 62.483; 16.333Coordinates: 62°29′N 16°20′E / 62.483°N 16.333°E / 62.483; 16.333
CountrySweden
ProvinceMedelpad
CountyVästernorrland County
MunicipalityÅnge Municipality
Area
 • Total1.63 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total444
 • Density272/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Torpshammar (Swedish pronunciation: [tɔrpsˈhâmːar])[2] is a locality situated in Ånge Municipality, Västernorrland County, Sweden with 444 inhabitants in 2010.[1] It was founded in 1797 as an iron milling community. It is known for being home to the first location of Boda Borg.[3]

Climate

Torpshammar has traditionally had a subarctic climate, although due to recent warming it is transitioning to a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons, cold winters and warm but short summers.

Climate data for Torpshammar 2002–2018; extremes since 1931
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 9.8
(49.6)
11.6
(52.9)
18.2
(64.8)
24.2
(75.6)
29.0
(84.2)
33.6
(92.5)
33.9
(93.0)
34.6
(94.3)
26.7
(80.1)
21.9
(71.4)
14.2
(57.6)
9.6
(49.3)
34.6
(94.3)
Mean maximum °C (°F) 4.4
(39.9)
6.6
(43.9)
11.5
(52.7)
17.9
(64.2)
24.7
(76.5)
27.0
(80.6)
29.4
(84.9)
27.1
(80.8)
22.2
(72.0)
15.2
(59.4)
8.9
(48.0)
6.1
(43.0)
30.4
(86.7)
Average high °C (°F) −3.8
(25.2)
−1.7
(28.9)
3.9
(39.0)
10.1
(50.2)
15.9
(60.6)
19.6
(67.3)
22.7
(72.9)
20.5
(68.9)
15.6
(60.1)
8.0
(46.4)
1.7
(35.1)
−2.1
(28.2)
9.2
(48.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −8.1
(17.4)
−6.3
(20.7)
−1.6
(29.1)
4.0
(39.2)
9.3
(48.7)
13.3
(55.9)
16.4
(61.5)
14.8
(58.6)
10.3
(50.5)
3.8
(38.8)
−1.5
(29.3)
−5.9
(21.4)
4.0
(39.3)
Average low °C (°F) −12.3
(9.9)
−10.9
(12.4)
−7.1
(19.2)
−2.2
(28.0)
2.7
(36.9)
6.9
(44.4)
10.1
(50.2)
9.0
(48.2)
4.9
(40.8)
−0.4
(31.3)
−4.7
(23.5)
−9.6
(14.7)
−1.1
(30.0)
Mean minimum °C (°F) −25.5
(−13.9)
−24.0
(−11.2)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−8.7
(16.3)
−4.3
(24.3)
0.2
(32.4)
3.8
(38.8)
2.0
(35.6)
−2.0
(28.4)
−8.0
(17.6)
−14.6
(5.7)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−28.1
(−18.6)
Record low °C (°F) −42.0
(−43.6)
−38.8
(−37.8)
−37.8
(−36.0)
−19.4
(−2.9)
−9.0
(15.8)
−2.2
(28.0)
0.2
(32.4)
−1.6
(29.1)
−7.9
(17.8)
−20.0
(−4.0)
−28.8
(−19.8)
−41.7
(−43.1)
−42.0
(−43.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.7
(1.25)
21.2
(0.83)
18.3
(0.72)
22.9
(0.90)
46.5
(1.83)
61.1
(2.41)
72.9
(2.87)
81.9
(3.22)
41.5
(1.63)
43.6
(1.72)
32.5
(1.28)
36.2
(1.43)
510.3
(20.09)
Source 1: SMHI Open Data[4]
Source 2: SMHI climate data 2002–2018[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Tätorternas landareal, folkmängd och invånare per km2 2005 och 2010" (in Swedish). Statistics Sweden. 14 December 2011. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  2. ^ Jöran Sahlgren; Gösta Bergman (1979). Svenska ortnamn med uttalsuppgifter (in Swedish). p. 25.
  3. ^ "Torpshammar - Boda Borg". bodaborg.com (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-03-24.
  4. ^ "Öppna data för Torpshammar" (in Swedish). Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute.
  5. ^ "SMHI climate data 2002–2018" (in Swedish). SMHI. 23 May 2019.


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